Lot #176
John F. Kennedy, Jr Signed Oversized Photograph Inscribed to a FBI Special Agent

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Estimate: $3000+


Oversized color photograph of John Jr. on Martha's Vineyard in 1995 taken by the FBI who were on a stakeout for Whitey Bulger and later inscribed by John Kennedy to FBI Special Agent William Rosenbaum, "Bill, thanks for your help, John Kennedy." Provenance: letter of explanation about this photograph from Special Agent William Rosenbaum with his FBI card. Incredible one of a kind FBI surveillance photograph of John Kennedy Jr. Letter and FBI card from Special Agent William Rosenbaum is included and explains the unusual set of circumstances of how and why this photograph was taken in the summer of 1995. The FBI was following up on a tip that Whitey Bulger was meeting somebody of interest to the FBI at Martha's Vineyard and from a distance the FBI spotted a man and a woman who they took pictures of that turned out to be John and his girlfriend and soon to be wife Carolyn Bessette having a picnic. Kennedy inscribed this framed oversized photograph (41" x 31") to Agent Rosenbaum who helped Kennedy push his dory out to the water.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021